Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 12 September 2017 at 08:30

I'd like to share some thoughts on the recent developments around Aquaponics and Hydroponics in Africa and Asia. Would love to hear your comments and experiences:

Aquaponics: A sustainable business model!?

“Talking with restaurant owners all around Ethiopia we picked up many frustrations about the supply of vegetables they were receiving. Often vegetables were out of stock for weeks, arriving half rotten or even delivered with traces of pesticides. After observing their response to our aquaponics vegetables, we realized that with aquaponics we had to key to solving many of these urban food supply issues.”  

Commercial aquaponics has rooted itself in the growing sustainable food movement in the west. Production numbers are increasing, improvements are made on organic pest management and nutrient control is being optimized. Despite these positive developments, profitability still is an issue for many western growers, but not so in emerging urban markets of Asia and A

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Gizaw Legesse A few months ago, we featured an entrepreneur who use plastic bottles to grow vegetables in a semi aquaponic system using Algae as source of nutrients. This member thinks, his project is cost effective, a means for achieving food security, a solution for getting healthy food, and a contribution for environment protection. Personally, I liked the idea - and sure would like to try it home. Dear Bouke, thank you for sharing this, and please take a look at this article about the project I mentioned above:

9 months 6 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 13 June 2017 at 11:02

Hydroponics system successful in an urban farm.Contact us at Smart Urban Farm Technologies to have one installed on +254724625568

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 21 December 2014 at 11:38

Hi team, am interested in starting Aquaponics; inbox me if you are a professional I can work with. 0772720332. 

Mathias HOUNGBO what is aquaponics ?

3 years 6 months ago

Patrick ngolobe Mathias aquaponics is among others fish farming in a controlled environment( cages and troughs)

3 years 5 months ago